New American Standard Bible
Suddenly he follows her As an ox goes to the slaughter, Or as one in fetters to the discipline of a fool,
King James Bible
He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;
Darby Bible Translation
He went after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, and as stocks serve for the correction of the fool;
World English Bible
He followed her immediately, as an ox goes to the slaughter, as a fool stepping into a noose.
Young's Literal Translation
He is going after her straightway, As an ox unto the slaughter he cometh, And as a fetter unto the chastisement of a fool,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
As a fool ... - literally, "As a fetter to the correction of a fool," the order of which is inverted in the King James Version The Septuagint, followed by the Syriac Version, has another reading, and interprets the clause: "As a dog, enticed by food, goes to the chain that is to bind him, so does the youth go to the temptress." None of the attempts of commentators to get a meaning out of the present text are in any degree satisfactory.
LibraryBlessed are the Poor in Spirit
Having spoken of the general notion of blessedness, I come next to consider the subjects of this blessedness, and these our Saviour has deciphered to be the poor in spirit, the mourners, etc. But before I touch upon these, I shall attempt a little preface or paraphrase upon this sermon of the beatitudes. 1 Observe the divinity in this sermon, which goes beyond all philosophy. The philosophers use to say that one contrary expels another; but here one contrary begets another. Poverty is wont to expel …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
On the Symbols of the Essence' and Coessential. '
The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.
With her many persuasions she entices him; With her flattering lips she seduces him.
Until an arrow pierces through his liver; As a bird hastens to the snare, So he does not know that it will cost him his life.
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